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P. Raul Alvarez Jr., Mediator, Orlando, Florida.

P. Raul Alvarez Jr.

Alvarez, Thompson & Smoak, P.A.
390 North Orange Avenue
Suite 600
Orlando, FL 32801
Tel: (407) 210-2796
Fax: (407) 210-2795
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced1993
  • # of MEDS (as of 17/7/24)1000
  • # of ARBS (as of 17/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Mr. Alvarez specializes in complex civil litigation involving business litigation, construction defects, commercial carrier/transportation litigation; rental car litigation; termite/pest control litigation; amusement park liability; premises liability and cases involving all aspects of personal injury and wrongful death.

A significant percentage of Raul's practice is now dedicated to mediating litigated disputes.

Case Experience

  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Florida (B.A., 1984);
  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 1988).
  • Phi Delta Phi (President, 1988).

ADR Certifications:

  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator.
  • Certified Appellate Mediator.
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Arbitrator

Memberships & Affiliations

Orange County (Judicial Relations Committee) and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; The Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida (Co-Founder and Past Executive Board Member, 1990-1994); National Hispanic Bar Association (Regional President); Florida Defense Lawyers Association; The Defense Research Institute; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council, Inc.; Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA); Florida Trucking Association; Florida Pest Control Association; National Pest Management Association; Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Rates Information

$600 per hour.


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